Mayborn USA Recalls to Repair Baby Monitors Due to Strangulation Hazard
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Tommee Tippee® Monitor with Movement Sensor Pad
Hazard: Child can pull sensor pad cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.
Consumer Contact: Mayborn USA toll-free at (866) 214-1537 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.tommeetippee.us/ and click on "Safety Recall" at the lower center area to order the free cord cover kit and for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Mayborn-USA-Recalls-to-Repair-Baby-Monitors/
Units: About 25,000 in the U.S. and 3,500 in Canada
Description: This recall involves two models of the Tommee Tippee Movement and Sound Baby Monitors with Sensor Pads. The product comes in three parts; the baby unit, parent unit and the movement sensor pad. The pad is white with a 10 foot cord that runs from the pad to the baby monitor unit. Both models come with a sensor pad that fits under the baby's crib mattress and sounds an alarm if no movement is detected for 20 seconds. There is a keypad and small screen above the keypad on both the baby unit and the parent unit. The recalled products include models 1082S and 1094S. Model 1094S includes a night-vision video camera. Model numbers are located on the bottom of the base of the recharger and also on the bottom of the camera.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately make sure all monitor cords are out of reach of the child and contact Mayborn USA for a free cord cover kit that includes rigid protective cord covers through which the sensor pad cords can be threaded, a new, permanent electric cord warning label about the strangulation risk, and revised instructions.
Sold at: Toys "R" Us/Babies "R" Us stores and Amazon.com, since September 2011 for approximately $150.
Importer: Mayborn USA, Inc.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40557r-eng.php
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